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Wildland Firefighter Foundation

Compassion spreads like wildfire

four stars

98.06

2049 Airport Way Boise, ID 83702
tel: (208) 336-2996   Web Site
EIN: 93-1266991

Board Leadership
Stephen Gage
Board President

CEO
Vicki Minor
Founder, Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.06 four stars
  Financial 97.27 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Wildland Firefighter Foundation's vision is to honor, recognize, and support wildland firefighters, past, present, and future, and to provide resources to assist fallen and injured firefighters and their families. We are an organization capable of immediately responding to situations that involve the loss or injury of a wildland firefighter. We tell the story of fallen wildland firefighters so that preventable deaths are limited. We also partner with agencies and others to work toward preventing line of duty deaths and provide timely safety messages.

Wildland Firefighter Foundation's vision is to honor, recognize, and support wildland firefighters, past, present, and future, and to provide resources to assist fallen and injured firefighters and their families. We are an organization capable of immediately responding to situations that involve the loss or injury of a wildland firefighter. We tell the story of fallen wildland firefighters so that preventable deaths are limited. We also partner with agencies and others to work toward preventing line of duty deaths and provide timely safety messages.

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Financial

four stars

97.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
84.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.02
  Program Expenses Growth 17.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wildland Firefighter Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wildland Firefighter Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wildland Firefighter Foundation (ID) 98.06 four stars
New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation (LA) 91.45 four stars
California Fire Foundation (CA) 86.56 three stars
Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation (FL) 94.34 four stars
Los Angeles Police Foundation (CA) 88.40 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,390,780
   Federated Campaigns $24,504
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $227,336
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,642,620
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,642,620
   Other Revenue $171,703
TOTAL REVENUE $1,814,323
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,350,459
   Administrative Expenses $210,192
   Fundraising Expenses $53,989
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,614,640
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $199,683
   
Net Assets $1,426,009

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Grants and Financial Assistance $1,292,352 95.7%
Public Education $58,107 4.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/03/2019 98.06 four stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 89.21 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 81.51 three stars
2016-12 10/01/2018 94.34 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 93-1266991
Name in IRS Master File WILDLAND FIREFIGHTER FOUNDATION
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date May, 2003
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$97,683 6.04% Vicki Minor Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wildland Firefighter Foundation (ID) 98.06 four stars
Concerns of Police Survivors (MO) 92.22 four stars
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (MD) 90.81 four stars
New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation (LA) 91.45 four stars
Los Angeles Police Foundation (CA) 88.40 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Wildland Firefighter Foundation
2049 Airport Way
Boise, ID 83702
tel: (208) 336-2996
fax: (208) 336-2995
EIN: 93-1266991

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Board Leadership

Stephen Gage
Board President

CEO

Vicki Minor
Founder, Executive Director

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